Tofu

Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

Published: November/14/2020

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

This cuisine is a tofu cuisine inspired by Portuguese cuisine. The origin of this dish is unknown, but it appears in a tofu recipe book published in 1782. "Ganmodoki" is a delicious Japanese home-cooked dish that can be added with ginger soy sauce or simmerd with vegetables.

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients for Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

  • Tofu --- 800g
  • Carrot 100g
  • Yum potato 60g
  • Shiitake 60g
  • Kelp --- 60g
  • Egg --- 1
  • Suger --- 1 pinch
  • Salt --- 1 pinch
  • Ginger 60g (for sauce)
 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

use the kelp from after you made the kelp soup stock.

1. Drain water from tofu

Drain water from tofu

This is a necessary process when you cooking tofu. Put a weight on the tofu 30 minutes and push out the water in the tofu.

2. Cut vegetables

Cut vegetables

Shred carrots, kelp and shiitake mushrooms.

Grate the yam potato with a grater that is as fine as possible.

3. Make tofu paste

Make tofu paste

Use a food processor or strainer to paste all the tofu you prepare.

Add eggs and yam potato to the pasty tofu.

Add eggs and yam potato to the pasty tofu.

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

Mix tofu paste, egg and yam potato well.

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

4. Mix tofu paste and vegetables

4. Mix tofu paste and vegetables

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

After Mix tofu paste and vegetables well, Split up the tofu paste into palm-sized balls and gently press down to flatten them slightly.

* Thickness 2 cm, diameter 4 cm

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

5. Deep frying tofu with oil

Deep frying tofu with oil

About 7 minutes with 170 degree oil.

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

Fry in oil until both sides are golden brown.

 Fried tofu fritter (Ganmodoki)

Add grated ginger to soy sauce, dip Ganmodoki into this soy sauce and enjoy while the Ganmodoki is hot.